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AP source: Michael Jordan has small stake in Jeter group

WAND Sports - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 14:12
A person familiar with the situation says NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has a small stake in Derek Jeter's investment group that reached an agreement to buy the Miami Marlins.
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Corbin leads D-backs over Cubs 6-2 as NL Central tightens

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 23:52
Patrick Corbin pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings, David Peralta hit an inside-the-park home run and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Cubs 6-2 on Saturday night, cutting Chicago's NL Central lead over St. Louis to a...
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Cabrera's 2-run homer lifts Royals over White Sox 5-4

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 22:47
Melky Cabrera hit a go-ahead, two-run homer against his former team in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 Saturday night to stop a five-game losing streak.
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Meram, Crew rally for 3-1 win over Fire

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 22:03
Justin Meram scored in the 73rd minute to help the Columbus Crew beat the Chicago Fire 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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ILLINI TRAINING CAMP: Action ramps up in week two finale

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 21:53
CHAMPAIGN --  The Illini went all out on the final day of practice, after an off day Friday. The team essentially held a non-tackle scrimmage, featuring over 100 plays.
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Two-a-Days: Cerro Gordo-Bement

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 21:45
CERRO GORDO -- A new era of Cerro Gordo-Bement football is about to begin. Nick Walker is new to the Broncos head coaching position, but he's not new to Broncos football. He played quarterback for Cerro Gordo in the late 90's. Numbers are up for CGB - Walker says they have 15 more players than last year. Several of those players are new to the game. Walker will try to bring them up to speed quickly, as the Broncos open up at home against one of the top teams in the CIC, Warrensburg-...
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Two-a-Days: Central A&M

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 21:23
MOWEAQUA -- Central A&M has improved in the win column each of the last two years - if they do the same this year they'll break a four year playoff drought. The Raiders are young, but they have experience at the quarterback position in third year starter Jameson Smith.
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Two-a-Days: Warrensburg-Latham

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 01:50
WARRENSBURG -- If your stat lines look like a typo, you might be a Lewis twin. Quarterback Dionte racked up 1,930 rushing yards on 223 carries with 27 touchdowns on the ground, not to mention 955 passing yards and 12 touchdowns through the air. Running back Diondre carried the ball 165 times for 1,457 yards and 22 touchdowns to go with 362 receiving yards and five touchdowns. Not to mention 83 tackles with five interceptions on defense. For those counting at home, that's 3,387 rush...
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Lackey wins 5th straight, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 8-3

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 01:18
John Lackey won his fifth straight start and the Chicago Cubs opened a weekend series in the desert with an 8-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
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Two-a-Days: Shelbyville honors Schwengel

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 00:49
SHELBYVILLE -- When former Rams quarterback Tucker Schwengel passed away last year, it wasn't just a blow to the football community but the entire Shelbyville family. Schwengel was the kind of young man who used his platform for good. He was the cool quarterback who went out of his way to play catch with grade school campers, and made friends quickly when he went to Millikin. To honor that legacy, the Rams have constructed "Tucker's Rock" at the entrance to their field. S...
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Anderson homers, Lopez strong in debut as ChiSox top Royals

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 23:18
Tim Anderson hit a two-run homer to cap a four-run, seventh-inning rally, Reynaldo Lopez pitched six strong innings in his White Sox debut and Chicago won its fourth straight, 6-3 over the sliding Kansas City Royals on...
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Hamstring strain could sideline Cubs' Contreras 4-6 weeks

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 20:54
The Chicago Cubs say catcher Willson Contreras is expected to be out four to six weeks because of a strained right hamstring.
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AP Source: Broncos' Billy Winn out for 2017 with knee injury

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 18:50
A person with knowledge of the diagnosis says Denver Broncos nose tackle Billy Winn will miss the entire 2017 season with a serious right knee injury.
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White Sox recall righty Lopez, starts vs Royals

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 18:38
Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez will start and make his White Sox debut on Friday night against Kansas City following his recall from Triple-A Charlotte earlier in the day. To make room for Lopez, the White Sox assigned lefty...
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WAND Two-a-Days: Monticello

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 02:09
WAND Sports is previewing two high school football teams a day every day until the season kicks off!  MONTICELLO -- Head coach Cullen Welter's Sages would appear to be in rebuilding mode, given they lost the playmaking trio of quarterback Caleb Hanson and receivers Nathan Graham and Isiah Florey to graduation. Wrong. Welter's status as one of the most feared coaches in the area has been earned by his program's machine-like consistency, weathering the ups and downs of matricula...
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Moncada plays the hero as White Sox beat Astros 3-2 in 11

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 00:28
Rookie Yoan Moncada tied the game with a home run in the ninth inning and then drove home the winning run in the 11th to lift Chicago past Houston 3-2 on Thursday night, as the American League's worst team swept a...
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Trubisky shines for Bears in preseason loss to Broncos

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 00:08
Mitch Trubisky threw for 166 yards and led three scoring drives after Mike Glennon struggled for Chicago, before the Denver Broncos scored two long touchdowns in the closing minutes to beat the Bears 24-17 in the preseason...
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Trubisky shines for Bears in preseason loss to Broncos

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 23:47
Mitch Trubisky threw for 166 yards and led three scoring drives after Mike Glennon struggled for Chicago, before the Denver Broncos scored two long touchdowns in the closing minutes to beat the Bears 24-17 in the preseason...
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Vandersloot's 5th straight double-double leads Sky to win

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 23:00
Courtney Vandersloot had 21 points and 10 assists for her fifth straight double-double and the Chicago Sky cruised past the San Antonio Stars 94-74 on Thursday night.
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WAND Two-a-Days: Effingham

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 22:30
WAND Sports is previewing two high school football teams a day every day until the season kicks off!  EFFINGHAM -- the Flaming Hearts are poised for a breakthrough season in year three of the Brett Hefner era, with a strong core of nineteen seniors leading the way. Among them is star running back Terrence Hill, who rushed for 1600 yards last season. Big offensive linemen like Matthew Robinson and Drew Niebrugge will help pave the way for the ground and pound attack. On de...
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